Doctor’s sexual assault trial gets under way

He has denied improper examinations of dozens of women
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The long-awaited trial of Dr Jeremy Coleman, who stands accused of preying on female patients, is finally under way.

The 64-year-old Newcastle general physician, who specialises in allergy, immunology and hormone therapy, has pleaded not guilty to more than 60 counts of sexual and indecent assault against 46 female patients between 1989 and 2013.